"My commitment is to teaching social justice advocacy across K-12 settings for students interested in mental health and school counseling. Through a holistic and intersectional counseling approach, we teach Missouri State students to work with and on behalf of clients from diverse backgrounds."  Dr. Taryne Mingo

This Month's Faculty Spotlight- Dr. Taryne Mingo discussing the MSU Graduate Counseling Program

School Based Play Therapy Workshop   

Saturday January 27th, 2016:  School Based Play Therapy

Presenter:  Rebecca J. Smotherman, MS, LPC, Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor

Presenter:  Rebecca J. Smotherman, MS, LPC, Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor
Time:  Registration begins at 8:00 AM, Workshop from 8:30-4:00 PM 

Located in the Park Central Office Building, the CACREP accredited Counseling Program offers students the opportunity to study Community Mental Health, School Counseling, and Play Therapy in a live setting at the Center City Counseling Clinic. The faculty bring real life experiences, and have a strong desire for success with their students and provide real world opportunities.

About Us

Our faculty come from a wide background of experience and diversity. Their love and devotion to preparing future counselors, lead this CACREP accredited program.

Center City Counseling Clinic

Center City Counseling Center is one of Springfield's longest counseling centers, providing low income residents with professional services and students the opportunity to work in a real world setting.

Community Partners

The MSU Graduate Counseling program works directly with local schools, hospitals and clinics in an effort to provide students with real world experience. If you are a community partner enter through this portal for documents.